Course ID 00189221
Course format ILT
Course length 4 day(s)
Skill level Expert
Delivery languages English
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Course description

This course covers HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0. You will learn how to successfully deploy and maintain HP ProLiant servers using this software product. The HP Insight Rapid Deployment software (previously RDP) is a server deployment solution that facilitates the installation, configuration, and deployment of high-volumes of servers through either a GUI-based or a web-based console, using either scripting or imaging technology. Server configuration time is reduced, making it possible to scale server deployments to high volumes in rapid fashion.

Who should attend

This course is for any technical professional requiring training on planning, installing, configuring, using, and troubleshooting a deployment environment based on the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software, previously RDP, 6.0.0. It is assumed that this audience has little or no HP Insight Control server deployment experience.

Prerequisites

For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the HP ExpertOne website.

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe the benefits of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Identify the new features
  • Name the components of the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe the licensing and update options
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and HP SIM provide a complete deployment and change management solution
  • Explain how the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 supports the HP BladeSystem solutions
  • Explain the relationship between the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and Insight Control Management suites
  • Name the other HP server deployment tools and compare them with the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 - PXE Technology
  • Describe Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) technology and its key benefits o Explain how to configure HP servers for PXE deployment o Install an automation environment o Name the alternatives to PXE and how to use them
  • Installing and Configuring the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Describe the hardware and software requirements for installing the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0
  • Explain the process of installing the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 and upgrading from previous version
  • Describe the configuration steps necessary to deploy an operating system to a server using the Deployment Console
  • Describe the features of the Deployment Console o Name the tools available from the Deployment Console Tools menu
  • List the remote operations available from the Deployment Console Operations menu
  • Define jobs and tasks and explain how they are used
  • Describe how HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 uses scripting in server deployment
  • Describe how HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 uses imaging in server deployment
  • Compare scripting and imaging deployment methods Explain how to install Linux on a target server using a scripted installation
  • Identify the HP Insight Rapid Deployment software 6.0.0 Deployment Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux
  • Explain how to install the agents and describe the tasks the agents perform
  • Identify some of the known issues with version 6.0.0 and describe how to remedy them
  • Identify the PXE error codes and describe the reason for error
  • Describe the Deployment Web Console basics
  • Explain how to install the Deployment Web Console
  • Describe how the Deployment Web Console is used

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